It seems that after a 48 year career as pitchman for the McDonalds restaurant chain, Ronald was due for a break.

So Mickey Dees dropped him from their TV commercials while they actively courted an older clientele for their hot and iced coffees (which are very tasty, by the way) and adult themed foods like salads and McRibs.

But according to the Wall Street Journal he's baaaa-aaaack! And he's bringing smiles to the faces of children everywhere.

The odd thing is, I never even noticed he was gone. Did you?

That's today's survey question, let us know if you missed him by taking the survey here.

Dave D.